Tag Archives: Error

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Particular

There was really something quietly particular That made this revolution a bit irregular The idea that the people should live Freely with all the rights God does give No longer shackled to a rule of man But given the right … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Constitution Is Not Written On Blank Pages

“Our peculiar security is in the possession of a written Constitution. Let us not make it a blank paper by construction.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Wilson Nicholas, 1803 Every word in the Constitution either means something of particular intent or … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Egg

Isn’t it ironic how life is filled with this sort of mess Scientists claiming truth and then having to confess Just how wrong it is that they so very often are One minute in the spotlight, the next finding the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Citizens Must Keep Government From Error

“It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.” —Justice Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954) If nothing else this … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Error Is Often Replaced By Another Error…

“The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth — that the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when … Continue reading

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First Principles: Truth Does Not Fear Reasonable Inquiry

“Temperate, sincere, and intelligent inquiry and discussion are only to be dreaded by the advocates of error. The truth need not fear them…” – Dr. Benjamin Rush, Founding Father When someone tells you  that something is a settled matter and … Continue reading

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